WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its holdings in shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 1.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 779 shares during the quarter. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index comprises 1.8% of WealthTrust Arizona LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 13th biggest holding. WealthTrust Arizona LLC’s holdings in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index were worth $3,764,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of IJR. Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 1,083.3% during the 3rd quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 1,420 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 1,300 shares during the period. First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown bought a new stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $204,000. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel CA bought a new stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $205,000. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 3.4% during the 2nd quarter. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,956 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $207,000 after purchasing an additional 97 shares during the period. Finally, Donald L. Hagan LLC bought a new stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $208,000.

Shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) traded down $0.46 on Thursday, reaching $79.10. The company had a trading volume of 3,496,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,910,564. The company has a market cap of $37,280.00 and a P/E ratio of 11.16. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index has a 52 week low of $66.54 and a 52 week high of $80.30.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a dividend of $0.2653 per share. This represents a $1.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase from iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 12.98%.

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About iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR)

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